Spring 2002

Acres of Diamonds

Russell H. Conwell

A new edition of the classic inspirational speech

102 pages | 5 x 7 | 1 halftone


Black Theatre

Ritual Performance in the African Diaspora

edited by Paul Carter Harrison, Victor Leo Walker II and Gus Edwards

An insider's view of Black theatres of the world and how they reflect their culture, concerns, and history

432 pages | 7 x 10 | 1 table


Contemporary Asian American Communities

Intersections and Divergences

Edited by Linda Trinh Võ, and Rick Bonus

Surveying the new contours of Asian America

264 pages | 7 x 10 | 8 tables


The Difference That Disability Makes

Rod Michalko

Excluding disabled people is a political act—so is choosing disability

208 pages | 6 x 9


Empire City

The Making and Meaning of the New York City Landscape

David M. Scobey

How did New York City come to represent the best and worst of urban life?

352 pages | 7 x 10 | 2 tables, 8 maps, 73 halftones



A Political Autobiography

Gerda Lerner

A beautifully written, dramatic memoir from one of women's history's founders

408 pages | 7 x 10 | 24 halftones


Growing Up with Television

Everyday Learning Among Young Adolescents

JoEllen Fisherkeller

A powerful interdisciplinary book on how young adults watch—and learn from—television

224 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 tables


Larry Kane's Philadelphia

Larry Kane

A first-hand look at Philadelphia's important events and people

280 pages | 6 x 9 | 52 halftones


Marx on Religion

Edited by John Raines

A primer of the often overlooked yet significant writings of Marx on religion

256 pages | 6 x 9


New Jack Jocks

Rebels, Race, and the American Athlete

Larry Platt

The hero and anti-hero in contemporary sport, from a best-selling journalist

208 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


The Package Deal

Marriage, Work, and Fatherhood in Men's Lives

Nicholas W. Townsend

A book about understanding men's lives in the modern world

264 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 tables, 1 figs.


Re/collecting Early Asian America

Essays in Cultural History

Edited by Imogene L Lim, Yuko Matsukawa, and Josephine Lee

An interdisciplinary reexamination of a fragmented history

384 pages | 7 x 10 | 5 tables, 1 figure, 29 halftones


Teenagers and Teenpics

The Juvenilization of American Movies in the 1950s

Thomas Doherty

The classic book on teenagers and their films, thoroughly revised and expanded

288 pages | 6 x 9 | 30 halftones


The U.S. Army War College

Military Education in a Democracy

Judith Hicks Stiehm

A look inside the U.S. Army War College

272 pages | 6 x 9 | 5 tables, 6 figures, 10 halftones


The Unwanted

European Refugees from the First World War Through the Cold War

Michael Marrus

The classic, comprehensive history of European refugees in the twentieth century

432 pages | 6 x 9 | 8 halftones, 8 maps